The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
UK
Rank 434 429 415
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 502 699 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 403 507 644
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.12% -  

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing.

Salary trend for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in the UK

System Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 470 £42,000 -1.17% 70
London -1 154 £55,000 +15.78% 25
South East +12 119 £37,500 -10.71% 11
South West +13 51 £41,250 +3.12% 5
City of London +46 40 £75,000 +57.89% 7
East of England +9 39 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -12 36 £30,000 -5.45% 16
Berkshire +37 29 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Surrey +13 26 £52,500 +50.00% 2
West Midlands +8 24 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Yorkshire +6 24 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Somerset +16 23 £42,500 +34.92%
West Yorkshire +22 20 £33,750 +20.53% 3
Manchester -22 20 £26,000 -14.75% 11
Kent +8 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +7 19 £29,000 -46.04%
Hampshire +19 18 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds +17 17 £27,500 -1.78% 3
Hertfordshire +14 15 £35,000 -15.15%
Oxford +8 15 £29,000 -49.56%
Taunton - 13 £39,000 -
Reigate +41 12 £52,500 +25.00% 1
North East +19 12 £36,750 - 3
Wales +1 11 £32,500 +44.44%
Slough +35 10 £32,250 -7.85%
Wiltshire +24 10 £32,500 -14.47% 4
Cheshire +18 10 £40,000 +23.07% 3
South Wales +12 10 £35,000 +55.55%
Reading +40 9 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Swindon +24 9 £32,500 -13.33%

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for System Testing.

1 441 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (39.04%) SQL
3 299 (27.66%) Finance
4 285 (26.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 272 (25.16%) SQL Server
6 245 (22.66%) Microsoft
7 240 (22.20%) .NET
8 219 (20.26%) C#
9 211 (19.52%) QA
10 197 (18.22%) Unit Testing
11 183 (16.93%) Regression Testing
12 178 (16.47%) Automated Testing
13 174 (16.10%) ISTQB
14 172 (15.91%) Java
15 160 (14.80%) ISEB
16 152 (14.06%) SDLC
17 145 (13.41%) Oracle
18 143 (13.23%) Degree
19 137 (12.67%) MS Excel
20 136 (12.58%) MVC
21 133 (12.30%) Test Strategy
22 130 (12.03%) Windows
23 128 (11.84%) JavaScript
24 126 (11.66%) Project Management
25 125 (11.56%) Scrum
26 124 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
27 123 (11.38%) Test Scripting
28 122 (11.29%) ASP.NET
29 118 (10.92%) HTML
29 118 (10.92%) Continuous Integration

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 25 (2.31%) IIS
4 18 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.39%) Confluence
5 15 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (0.65%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.46%) Apache
8 5 (0.46%) CMS
9 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.28%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.19%) SAS
11 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 137 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.42%) MS Office
3 28 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.48%) SAP CO
2 16 (1.48%) SAP FI
2 16 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 6 (0.56%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.37%) Infor SunSystems
7 4 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.28%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.28%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.19%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.96%) SaaS
3 29 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (0.93%) CloudFront
7 8 (0.74%) GitHub
8 7 (0.65%) Lucidchart
9 6 (0.56%) PaaS
10 4 (0.37%) Taleo
11 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.093%) Boomi
12 1 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.04%) FTP
2 14 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.20%) HTTP
3 13 (1.20%) Internet
4 12 (1.11%) Firewall
5 8 (0.74%) VPN
6 7 (0.65%) DHCP
6 7 (0.65%) DNS
7 4 (0.37%) ATM
7 4 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.28%) 4G
8 3 (0.28%) VoIP
9 2 (0.19%) 3G
10 1 (0.093%) GPRS
10 1 (0.093%) GSM
10 1 (0.093%) Network Security
10 1 (0.093%) SSH
10 1 (0.093%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 42 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.50%) MySQL
9 27 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 22 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (1.85%) OLTP
12 19 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.67%) DB2
13 18 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (1.48%) MS Access
16 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.30%) KDB
Development Applications
1 124 (11.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (10.64%) Selenium
3 79 (7.31%) JIRA
4 56 (5.18%) WebDriver
5 55 (5.09%) Visual Studio
6 46 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 44 (4.07%) Jenkins
8 40 (3.70%) Git (software)
8 40 (3.70%) JUnit
9 38 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.50%) Eclipse
11 23 (2.13%) NetBeans
12 18 (1.67%) HP UFT
13 15 (1.39%) FitNesse
14 14 (1.30%) Hudson
14 14 (1.30%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.11%) JMeter
15 12 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.93%) MSTest
16 10 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 299 (27.66%) Finance
2 49 (4.53%) Retail
3 38 (3.52%) Banking
4 27 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.22%) Front Office
7 16 (1.48%) Marketing
8 15 (1.39%) German Language
9 12 (1.11%) Games
10 11 (1.02%) Advertising
10 11 (1.02%) Back Office
11 10 (0.93%) Law
11 10 (0.93%) Publishing
12 9 (0.83%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.83%) Legal
13 5 (0.46%) Automotive
13 5 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 354 (32.75%) Analyst
2 287 (26.55%) Developer
3 170 (15.73%) Test Analyst
4 100 (9.25%) Business Analyst
5 78 (7.22%) .NET Developer
5 78 (7.22%) Tester
6 76 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 72 (6.66%) Java Developer
8 64 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 61 (5.64%) Consultant
10 52 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 49 (4.53%) Test Manager
12 46 (4.26%) Test Engineer
13 45 (4.16%) Project Manager
14 42 (3.89%) QA Engineer
15 41 (3.79%) Architect
16 40 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
17 35 (3.24%) Lead Developer
18 33 (3.05%) Test Leader
19 32 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (22.20%) .NET
2 122 (11.29%) ASP.NET
3 118 (10.92%) HTML
4 115 (10.64%) CSS
5 104 (9.62%) Web Services
6 93 (8.60%) XML
7 79 (7.31%) jQuery
8 74 (6.85%) SOAP
9 61 (5.64%) REST
10 56 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (5.18%) WPF
11 50 (4.63%) Spring
12 49 (4.53%) AngularJS
13 48 (4.44%) J2EE
14 44 (4.07%) .NET Framework
15 42 (3.89%) WCF
16 39 (3.61%) JSON
17 38 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (3.52%) Gherkin
17 38 (3.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 34 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.68%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 19 (1.76%) PMI
9 17 (1.57%) AS400
10 16 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 16 (1.48%) iSeries
11 14 (1.30%) Equities
11 14 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.20%) Derivative
12 13 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.20%) User Experience
13 11 (1.02%) Life Science
13 11 (1.02%) W3C
14 9 (0.83%) Online Games
15 8 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 130 (12.03%) Windows
2 72 (6.66%) Linux
3 59 (5.46%) Unix
4 43 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 37 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 36 (3.33%) Android
7 16 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.65%) Solaris
9 7 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.28%) VMS
13 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 1 (0.093%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (26.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 197 (18.22%) Unit Testing
4 183 (16.93%) Regression Testing
5 178 (16.47%) Automated Testing
6 152 (14.06%) SDLC
7 136 (12.58%) MVC
8 133 (12.30%) Test Strategy
9 126 (11.66%) Project Management
10 125 (11.56%) Scrum
11 123 (11.38%) Test Scripting
12 118 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
13 112 (10.36%) Test Automation
14 103 (9.53%) CRM
15 101 (9.34%) Software Testing
16 98 (9.07%) Integration Testing
17 90 (8.33%) Functional Testing
18 87 (8.05%) Software Engineering
19 80 (7.40%) TDD
20 73 (6.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 422 (39.04%) SQL
2 219 (20.26%) C#
3 172 (15.91%) Java
4 128 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 91 (8.42%) T-SQL
6 59 (5.46%) PL/SQL
7 41 (3.79%) Python
8 40 (3.70%) C++
8 40 (3.70%) PHP
9 35 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 30 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 28 (2.59%) C
12 20 (1.85%) VBA
13 18 (1.67%) Haskell
13 18 (1.67%) Scala
13 18 (1.67%) VB
13 18 (1.67%) VBScript
14 15 (1.39%) RPG
15 14 (1.30%) RPG IV
15 14 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 174 (16.10%) ISTQB
2 160 (14.80%) ISEB
3 143 (13.23%) Degree
4 48 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 43 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.76%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.76%) PMP
8 9 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.74%) CCNA
9 8 (0.74%) CCNP
9 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.74%) PhD
10 7 (0.65%) MCITP
10 7 (0.65%) MCSE
10 7 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.37%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (19.52%) QA
2 12 (1.11%) SLA
3 11 (1.02%) GCP
4 10 (0.93%) GAMP
5 6 (0.56%) MiFID
5 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.46%) EMIR
7 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
9 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 17 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.02%) Docker
6 3 (0.28%) Cronacle
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.37%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.093%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.093%) Puppet
4 1 (0.093%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 245 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 145 (13.41%) Oracle
3 45 (4.16%) SAP
4 34 (3.15%) HP
5 27 (2.50%) VMware
6 25 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.30%) IFS
8 14 (1.30%) Informatica
8 14 (1.30%) Vertica
9 13 (1.20%) Teradata
10 12 (1.11%) Intel
11 9 (0.83%) BT
12 8 (0.74%) Google
12 8 (0.74%) Infor
13 7 (0.65%) Cisco
13 7 (0.65%) Tableau
13 7 (0.65%) Thunderhead
14 6 (0.56%) hybris
14 6 (0.56%) IBM
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